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Transform your passion for your nonprofit or social enterprise into an effective, riveting presentation to funders and investors. Slides from Pamela Ziemann, author of Giving Voice to Your Cause, webinar on Ventureneer.

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Ventureneer speakingto influencewebinar-ziemann

  1. 1. What Every Nonprofit leader and socialentrepreneur should know about engaging listeners with Pamela Ziemann, author ‘Giving Voice to Your Cause’ www.GivingVoicetoYourCause.com
  2. 2. HOW to get the most out of this webinarSet a clear intention Take a few minutes afterwards to identify what’s mostrelevant to youImplement ideas at your next speaking engagementContact me if you have any questions or comments
  3. 3. So many worthy causes Will your voice be heard?
  4. 4. Passion StoriesWho do you listen to?Humor Authenticity
  5. 5. POLL• 1) PASSION• 2) STORIES• 3) HUMOR• 4) AUTHENTICITY
  6. 6. PassionI can only be influenced by those who first attract my attention. First Impressions: Appearance Tone of Voice Demeanor
  7. 7. Tone of Voice• Raising Pitch• Your contribution is extremely important.• Stretching out words• Their vegan food is D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!• Pausing• When he finished speaking // people were ready to give.
  8. 8. Why Stories? •Storiesrelay information inviting the listener to their own conclusions.• Secret Service agents studied storytelling so that, if they suddenly found themselves in the back of a car with the President for 5-minutes, they could quickly summarize all the pertinent facts about a situation in a format that was more likely to be absorbed.
  9. 9. • Characteristics of a Good Story:• A single theme, clearly defined• Vivid word pictures, pleasing sounds and rhythm• Characterization• Dramatic appeal• Appropriateness to listeners Once upon a time And every day Until one day And because of that And because of that Until finally And ever since that day
  10. 10. Specific moods call for specific stories Apathetic Cynical Resentful Jealous Hopeless
  11. 11. Why Humor?• Builds rapport and liking of the humorist• Encourages people to listen• Relaxes people, more receptive to message• Makes the information more memorable• Distracts the person from thinking aboutcounter-arguments
  12. 12. • Simple Ways to Learn Humor• Yes, and… (foundation of improvisation)• Start a humor journal• Satire - Inviting respectful social discernment (i.e. The Daily Show)
  13. 13. Authenticity• Reflecting true self, not simulated to achieve a particular effect, or to meet social conventions, or to make money.
  14. 14. Thinking on your Feet• 1) Listen• 2) Pause• 3) Repeat the Question• 4) Respond Honestly• 5) Stop• From ‘Giving Voice to Your Cause’ Pamela Ziemann (2010)
  15. 15. Available atwww.Amazon.com
  16. 16. Thanks for joining us! Stay Tuned for upcoming Virtual class• Pamela Ziemann 425.223.0123• www.GivingVoicetoYourCause.com

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